It has been a year full of blessings, but this past month was especially full and with many moments to treasure. Here are just a few:
A couple of weeks ago Lucas had his first public presentation at church. Needless to say, Lucas’ cuteness made our cheeks sore from smiling! he was the smallest one there, but he played his part beautifully (He’s on the front row, second from the end on the left).
Jimmy Stier (founder of YWAM in Brazil) translating for Loren Cunningham
Before the assembly took place, our evangelism ministry team went to Caldas Novas and joined several other YWAM teams to help prepare for this big event that took place on the 19th of December. Wellington Oliveira (president of YWAM Brazil) worked hard for many months prior to prepare the city and get the churches to catch the vision. The next four pictures below I copied from his facebook page:
Above are the pastors of Caldas who embraced the cause in a special pastor’s breakfast
Lucas is already a little missionary.
All the boxes loaded in our car and ready to go.
We went to visit her and brought her to our house yesterday to spend the day. Her little boy, Davi, was born November 11 and she has been all alone taking care of this poor boy at just 15!
Jonas was excited to meet his nephew and see his sister after about 8 months.
I don’t know if you can really see from this picture, but little Davi is really needing medical assistance as he has some strange white blotches on his skin, a lot of “helmet head” on his scalp and severe diaper rash. We are doing our best to assist her with the necessary aid in the next days.
A very special photo:
While Talita spent the day with us she told me about a neighbour of hers, who is a single mother raising 6 kids all by herself. I made a chocolate cake and when we went to drop Talita off I told her to show me the “house” (if you can call it that). Normally I don’t have my camera with me and don’t like to take pictures like this because I don’t want to offend anyone, but since I had taken my camera to get those shots of Jonas and Talita with their grandpa, I asked to take these shots: